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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Fakultät für Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik (IWI)

Fachgebiet Wirtschaftsinformatik

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Basic information

Total number of students 700
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 30.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 5/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 3/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 96.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 68.4 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 7/11 points
International orientation, master's 6/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 85.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 94.4 %
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.4 *
Exams 1.7
Job market preparation 1.5
Support during practical semester 1.5
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.5

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Seminar-style teaching; small practice groups; Accompanying tutorials; Application of inductive teaching methodology; Promotion of active learning processes; Guidance on independent learning; Open, learning-enhancing atmosphere; Use of multimedia techniques: animations, simulations, videos, interactive websites; use of e-learning platforms; Blended learning; preparation for examinations: Homework, test, mock examinations; Fellowship for Innovations in university teaching; Management lectures in the Master's course and in extra-curricular studies; qualification as potential managers.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Dual degrees for all degree programmes; Large network of partner universities and also international companies that offer work placements abroad; As a result, large number of graduates with international experience gained during their studies; More recently also international doctoral partnerships with European partner universities; Joint programme with SAP and Queensland University of Technology for the purposes of student exchange.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Cal State University (Campus Fullerton, San Diego,Northridge), USA; Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada; Tec de Monterrey, Mexico; Shanghai University of Science and Technology, China; City University Hongkong, China; Linnaeus Universtiät, Sweden; Edinburgh Napier University, UK; Glasgow Caledonian University, UK; Université Claude Bernard in Lyon, France, Western University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Several PC rooms with up-to-date current computer configuration and modern software available for practice purposes, accessible around the clock; multimedia equipment with camera, video and audio systems and smartboards in selected lecture theatres; WiFi throughout the building and all lecture theatres, lending of laptops and mobile devices to students for lectures with a technical software focus; provision of servers and virtual machines for project work; web-based content management system with admissions procedure, current timetables, job offers and document collections.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Cooperation projects with companies and research facilities, especially KIT-Campus Nord, Fraunhofer Institutes; transfer projects between university and industry via the Institute of Applied Research (IAF) and the Steinbeis Transfer Centers; EU projects with international partners; Leading role in the execution of studies in the field of Risk Management and Production Sites, lectures at international conferences, academic publications in renowned journals; Best Paper awards and fellowship prizes; publication of studies and final theses. 1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Course on entrepreneurship in the Master’s. Interdisciplinary activities to promote business start-ups especially with the Department of Economic Sciences.
  • Other special features
    The Karlsruhe technology region with research centres, a technology factory with start-ups, technology park with many software companies and corporation branches make this the ideal environment for research and practical projects, final assignments and entry into a professional career; "capital city of the Internet"; possibility of pursuing doctoral studies at renowned partner universities abroad; modern, well-equipped library together with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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